We are looking for an HR Manager to cover a period of maternity leave starting in February 2022 for a minimum of 9 months (FTC). This is a stand-alone, generalist HR role reporting directly to the COO.
The ideal candidate will have prior HR generalist experience, with a thorough understanding of HR policy and procedures. The role will involve duties from all areas of the employment life cycle such as onboarding, benefits administration, compensation, rewards, conflict resolution, and there is a great opportunity for developing and refining systems. We are looking for an HR manager who easily connects with people and has a detail-oriented mindset to handle the changing nature of the workforce.
Key Responsibilities and duties:
Support Managers in all matters relating to HR such as absence management, conduct, performance management, disciplinary and capability issues.
Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations and ensure policies and procedures are updated in accordance with any legal/best practice changes.
Advise managers on the terms and conditions of employment and knowledge share best practice with them.
Managing staff relationships, responding to any queries or problems that are raised and managing their expectations.
Support recruitment process by advertising roles and coordinating interviews.
Manage the onboarding process including performing inductions and coordinating training.
Conduct and continuously review right to work checks in line with current legislation.
Management of the HR software system and administration of all employee files, HR data & GDPR compliance.
Coordinating performance management procedures.
Administration of benefit schemes and providing first line advice on current and existing benefits for employees and managers.
Co-ordinate training courses as required, support management in researching the most suitable training options and providers.
Produce and submit regular reports to the management on general HR activity.
Absence management including the management of long and short term sickness cases, accurately record absences and any pay arrangements i.e. sick pay and produce return to work plans where required.
General HR administration, for example, offer letters, contracts of employment, changes to terms and conditions.
Prepare monthly payroll for the external provider to run.
Manage ad hoc HR related projects as required.
Responsible for carrying out day-to-day sponsorship Level 1 activities using the SMS.
Skills and Qualifications:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with people at all levels and different cultures.
Experience in a HR Generalist duties in a similar role.
Good organisational skills with an ability to prioritise.
Experience of reviewing and advising on a full range of HR matters.
Up to date knowledge of employment law and statutory legislation.
Ability to communicate and engage all stakeholders.